MSc Media Technology - MMT


2 years
120 ECTS credits
Postgraduate programme leading to a Masters degree.

Expected learning outcomes

The programme will give students advanced level knowledge and experience in the integration and use of technologies and tools used for producing, filing, and distributing digital media. In addition, the students will gain an overall understanding of the processes being used to produce new as well as old media products. The programme is largely forcused on computer science and media/graphic arts echnologies, but the students will also get a good understanding of the media industry and its challenges (organisational, economic, legal, etc.). The students will specialise in at least one area of media technology through elective subjects and their work on projects and the final Master's thesis.
After completing the programme, the students will possess skills in using technologies and tools for digital media. The students will specifically have deep knowledge of technologies that enable production, processing, distribution, and retrieval of digital media.

The students will develop good work attitudes and ethics that put the users and society's needs first when choosing or developing technologies and tools for the digital media.
More info can be found on the course pages.


The students can do their master thesis abroad (final semester). Recommended institutions abroad are KTH, University of Linköping and Luleå Technical University. Students may also visit one of the recommended universities for the electable specialisation.

Admission Criteria

Applicants must have a 3-year undergraduate degree to qualify for admission, preferably a bachelor's degree in computer science or a bachelor's degree in graphic arts engiennering or media technology. The applicants must document that they have at least 60 ECTS credits in information technology/computing subjects (of which at lest 10 ECTS credits in databases, data modelling, and/or information modelling) and at least 10 ECTS credits in mathematics.

Table of subjects

Master in media technology 2nd study year 2007/2008

Coursecode Course name C/E *) ECTS each. semester
  S1(A) S2(S) S3(A) S4(S)
IMT4071 Media Economy C     5  
IMT4361 Media laws with spesialisation in intellectual property rights C     5  
IMT5201 Advanced color imaging E     10  
IMT5211 Advanced course in electronic publishing E     10  
IMT5231 Advanced course in video processing E     10  
GEO5001 Geographical Information technology for Media Technology E     10  
Elective course, 5 ECTS E     5  
IMT4901 Master's Thesis C       30
Sum: 0 0 30 30
*) C - Compulsory course, E - Elective course